Friday, March 16, 2012

wear it out (a giveaway): round two

So, why not just plunge right in and get the next giveaway started? This is not your typical giveaway (read here for an introduction to this giveaway series). Instead of giving away something that we've made from scratch (it may seem cool, but once you win it, it turns out you have trouble finding a use for it), we're giving away the chance to again make something you own wearable that may otherwise be headed for the trash.

Last month's winner sent me this cashmere sweater set that was too small for her:
 I sent this outfit back for her five-year-old daughter:
I like to think that, in addition to the incredible sense it makes to use something to its utmost, I'm also making a sort of wearable art as I rework these clothes.

Last month's giveaway wasn't random. We chose a project we thought would be fun to work on. This month we'll try the random route.

To enter this giveaway, leave a comment telling what you would choose for us to repurpose and add comments on any special significance the item may have for you. We'll randomly select a winner next Friday, March 23rd. The winner will send us the item of clothing, we'll work our magic and then send it back.
Here's to wearing it out!

1 comment:

  1. I have a wrap around sweatshirt that I bought years ago and I just don't like how it fits, but the fabric is heavenly, buttery soft. I have no idea what I want to do with it (something for one of my girls? Re-shape for something for me?) but it's so sad to see such a nice thing sitting in my stash unused. If I win this round, you could have free reign with what to do with it, because I'm at a loss. : )